Layne Fargo

Inspired Chicago | Layne Fargo

Inspired Chicago | Layne Fargo

I met Layne recently when she reached out for me to photograph the author headshot for her book cover (literally, the coolest thing ever). After we had had her session and were at our final meeting where we went over her photographs together, she mentioned that one of the things she connected with me about before we even met was the Inspired Chicago feature series. I'm always ridiculously happy to hear that a creative woman in Chicago feels like the series resonates with them, but to have an author tell me that my interview series was good almost made me faint - it's like sending a contract to a lawyer and them telling you you did a good job…

Chicago Branding Photography Session | Layne Fargo

Chicago Branding Photography Session | Layne Fargo

If I could describe to you my dream photography session as an angsty teenager in Indiana, this would be it. When Layne first reached out to me about photographing her author headshots I just about lost my mind - Layne is an author and her debut book is a feminist psychological thriller set in the Chicago theater scene. I mean, seriously - could she be anymore kickass? We connected immediately over our love of moody portraits, our senses of humor and our shared love of the Chicago creative boss babe scene…